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Instead of taking the fight to the Houthi rebels in the north, the two regional allies are undermining each other in the south.
Governor of Sheikh Othman district of Aden in southern Yemen is also among the dead from chikungunya fever which is a viral illness that is spread by the bites of infected mosquitoes.
Cracks between Saudi and the UAE appear on the battleground of Yemen as their ground allies are at loggerheads.
The years-long conflict coupled with the Saudi-led economic blockade has fuelled famine and disease, affecting children the most.
European countries quick to condemn Turkey for its anti-terror operation in northern Syria continue to deal with the Middle East's most egregious counter-revolutionary forces and are arming those responsible for the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Russia's Vladimir Putin may seize an opening in the Gulf to exert his influence as regional and global alliances fray around the edges.
In a rare statement, President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi condemned the UAE, a former ally, for "blatant intervention" in Yemen by providing "support, money and plans" for separatists who aim at "dividing up" the country.
The UAE's actions in Yemen will have the same effect their policies have had in the rest of the Arab world: spreading disorder.
The Trump administration's campaign against Iran is flying too close to the sun and the UAE sees war as an outcome they don't want, and can't afford.
UNICEF said that militias allied with the Saudi-led coalition fired at Houthi-held positions in the hills surrounding the Yemeni city of Taiz, killing at least seven children.
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